Ferencváros wins LEN Super Cup

2018 Nov 30

Champions League winner Olympiacos and Euro Cup winner Ferencváros faced off in an almost packed Császár-Komjádi Sports Swimming Pool on Friday to decide who wins the LEN Super Cup.  Olympiacos Piraeus – FTC-Telekom Waterpolo 9-11 (1-1, 3-1, 1-4, 2-1, 2-4) after penalties First quarter 1st min: Ferencváros won the sprint, but could not score on their […]

LEN Super Cup Press Conference

2018 Nov 30

The LEN Super Cup will take place in Budapest on Friday as Champions League winner Olympiacos will face Euro Cup winner Ferencváros. Both sides and the organisers believe it will be the festival of water polo.  The press conference was held at Groupama Arena Thursday afternoon. From Fradi’s side, coach Zsolt Varga, captain Dénes Varga […]

LEN Super Cup Preview

2018 Nov 29

Champions League winner Olympiacos will face Euro Cup winner Ferencváros Friday night in Budapest in the LEN Super Cup. It is going to be a fascinating matchup between these two.  This will be the 37th Super Cup ever as LEN started this tradition in 1976 – there was a hiatus between 1996 and 2002. Tonight’s […]

Throwback Thursday – Serbia’s first Olympic gold

2018 Nov 29

Serbia has been a great water polo nation for a long time. Previously as part of Yugoslavia, then as Serbia and Montenegro and from 2006 as Serbia. They won World Championships, European Championships and World Leagues before both as Serbia and Montenegro, and Serbia as well, but they had to wait for their first Olympic […]

Hungarian NL1 – Ferencváros prepares for the Super Cup with a big win

2018 Nov 29

Ferencváros has a huge game on Friday against Olympiacos in the LEN Super Cup, but they had a big derby in the national competition as well. They hosted the other unbeaten team in Group A in Hungary. Meanwhile Vasas netted their first win of the season and a traditional Budapest derby ended in a tie. […]

Greek Championship – Olympiacos scores 50 in two games

2018 Nov 28

It has been two weeks since we checked on the Greek water polo league and Olympiacos is still dominating. They put up 50 points during two games, which is simply amazing. The Greek- and Champions League champion is back on track after a slower start to the season. They did not have a problem in […]

Liga Premaat – Five close games and a knockout

2018 Nov 27

The eight round of Liga Premaat is in the books and it was a great one. Barcelona had the only knockout of the round, the other five games very pretty close – even Barceloneta could not win convincingly.  Mediterrani – Sant Andreu 8-6 (1-2, 3-2, 2-0, 2-2) The home team started much better as Mediterrani went […]

Hungarian Cup – Ferencváros faces OSC in the semifinals

2018 Nov 27

The Hungarian federation held it’s draw for the national cup quarterfinals and in the men’s tournament, the reigning champion of the Hungarian National League (Ferencváros) will meet last year’s cup finalist (OSC).  BENU Men’s Hungarian Cup Final Four (December 15-16) Semifinals (December 15): 14.00: OSC – Ferencváros 15.45: BVSC-Zugló – Miskolc   Women’s Hungarian Cup Final Four […]

Serie A1 – Convincing wins from the big three, first points for Catania

2018 Nov 26

Every Champions League team had an easy game this weekend in Italy, while Catania managed to come away with their first points of the season. Pro Recco – Lazio 16-1 (4-0, 3-0, 6-0, 3-1) A whopping 10 players found the back of the net for the reigning champions, who won a really easy one against Lazio. […]

Regional League – Every home team wins in Round 6

2018 Nov 26

The big favorites did not stutter and every home team got a win in the sixth round of the Regional League, even the previously winless Crvena Zvezda managed to get their first win.  Jadran Herceg Novi – Jadran Split 11-7 (3-3, 3-2, 2-1, 3-1) This was the third encounter of these two teams this year […]